Arbois in Montagnes du Jura - het Franse Juragebergte - enkele fraaie streetviews

De provincie Gerona is de eerste Spaanse provincie bij de passage van de grens met Frankrijk.

Booking.com heeft een aanbod van meer dan 1.300.000 accommodaties over de hele wereld.

Brussels Airlines en Club Med hebben samenwerkings overeenkomst twee jaar verlengd.

Cape Town is proving it is “future fit” and ever-ready for 2011 with the opening of a host of new restaurants, hotels and attractions, not to mention the series of events scheduled for the months ahead.

From Cape Town Tourism’s  media newsletter december 2010
At Cape Town Tourism we are optimistic about new experiences and products that will play a significant role in keeping our destination interesting and inviting for tourists from South Africa and abroad. In 2011, Cape Town Tourism's aim is to ensure a wide variety of options and an excellent value proposal for those consumers who are increasingly price conscious and in pursuit of an authentic, experiential holiday.
With a slew of great new offerings and responsible tourism initiatives, like Green Cabs, we look forward to partnering with all stakeholders to buck the trends and keep growing as a tourist destination.

Festive season story ideas
Cape Town’s boat-building industry is excelling and our city’s waterways are ideal for leisure pursuits. Read the article.
The powerful Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2010 exhibition is happening now at the Iziko South African Museum until March 13, 2011. Visit www.iziko.org.za for more information.

Holiday fun for the kids of Cape Town.
City centre: At the Two Oceans   Aquarium in the V&A Waterfront, more than 3 000 living animals from the Indian and Atlantic oceans can be seen. The aquarium is offering an extensive arts and crafts schedule during the holidays, as well as daily puppet shows and live feedings of the fish.
Atlantic Seaboard: Play mini-golf with the kids on Sea Point Promenade, let them hop on the miniature Blue Train, battle a maze or take a dip in the pool.
South Peninsula: Noordhoek Farm Village boasts a child-friendly play area for kids with a range of activities on Saturday mornings. A culinary delight and great relaxation spot for the parents!
Southern Suburbs: The Porter Estate Produce Market takes place in Tokai Forest every Saturday. Stop by for the smell of fresh bread, delicious food and outdoor activities for kids.
Cape Flats: Rondevlei Nature Reserve in Zeekoeivlei offers a gentle 1km waterside trail with the opportunity to do some hippo spotting.
Helderberg: Strand Waterworld is a haven for children with a waterslide, speed slide and lots more to amuse the kids.
Northern Suburbs: Ratanga Junction at Century City has some of the wildest rides in Africa, with more than 30 attractions for the whole family.
Blaauwberg: Stop by at the Airforce Museum at Ysterplaat if you happen to have a young flying enthusiast in your midst.


New Year’s Eve parties in Cape Town
Cape Town is famous for its New Year’s Eve parties and the city is set to bring in 2011 in style. From parties in Long Street to beach festivities in Clifton, the Mother City can offer any party to suit your mood. Tourists and locals will be ringing in the new year in true Cape Town style by sharing a laugh, bubbly and mind-blowing firework displays at any of the highly anticipated parties in and around the Mother City.
Make sure you stay in the know with our list of parties taking place across the peninsula.

The Big Issue’s trip up Table Mountain
Cape Town Tourism has launched a summer campaign with the message, “Love Summer! Love Cape Town!” To celebrate, we hosted 100 top vendors of The Big Issue on a tour of the Cape Peninsula and a visit to the top of Table Mountain. This outing follows on from our partnership with The Big Issue that started in the run-up to the 2010 FIFA World Cup™.

Click here for the media release.
Click here for photos.

Adopt a Christmas chick with SANCCOB and save a life
Cape Town Tourism partnered with the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) on World Tourism Day in September to highlight the critical interventions needed to protect the African penguin for generations to come. How? We adopted a penguin.
SANCCOB needs the media’s help reaching the community of Cape Town and publicising the Christmas Chick Adoption campaign, which aims to feed and care for over 400 abandoned chicks. Read more

From Cape Town Tourism’s  media newsletter december 2010